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Buying a used iPhone? Here’s how to find out if it’s stolen first

 

iPhone iCloud Activation Lock Check

The new iPhone 6 models aren’t the only iOS handsets selling well, as many people are more than happy to purchase a cheaper used iPhone model. However, one problem with the used devices selling in various places is that they might be stolen, or still accidentally protected by Apple's Find My iPhone features. In such cases, the active Activation Lock iOS security feature will prevent buyers from using an iOS device without using the original Apple ID and password in order to activate it. But iDownloadBlog has discovered that Apple released a new online tool that lets users check whether Activation Lock is active on an iOS device.

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Buying a used iPhone? Here’s how to find out if it’s stolen first
Chris Smith
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:46:13 GMT

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